The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
Tensions are building as a growing number of institutional investors, such as CPPIB and Ontario Teachers, take to direct investments. Regulators are watching the trend closely.
Axiom, a private equity fund-of-funds, explains why it is putting more of its new $1 billion fund to work in markets such as Thailand and South Korea than ever before.
CITIC and CITIC Capital will have a controlling stake of 52%, while Carlyle and McDonald’s will have interests of 28% and 20%, respectively.
Trade sales, secondaries, dividend recaps and other creative exits gain traction as funds struggle to exit a build up of investments in China.
Oaktree's distressed debt arm sees opportunities as financial markets gyrate in the wake of Donald Trump's 2016 US election victory.
Chinese private equity firm breaks lockup by returning to market with a new $806 million deal only two months after its last divestment.
Japanese investors need to carefully sift through a bumper crop of funds raising capital. Smaller gems may outperform.
Rainmaker KC Kung has left MBK Partners as the private equity firm gears up to raise its biggest ever fund.
China has lost its sheen for some foreign companies. But although getting into the country might have seemed difficult, getting out can prove even tougher.
Cofco Meat's private-equity backers are all holding onto their shares, signaling their faith in the company's prospects.
The private equity fund is selling the company, which has grown by hoovering up smaller operators across China amid the country’s clean energy push.
In the second of a two-part series, we look at how Lenovo founder Liu Chuanzhi's Legend Holdings is building its reputation beyond China, investing in companies such as WeWork.
Jean Eric Salata, founding partner of Baring Private Equity Asia, talks about about growing the carve-out from Thomson Reuters.
Liu Chuanzhi is best known for setting up Lenovo. Now wants to draw attention to three funds that have quietly become his company’s biggest source of profits.
The state-owned food processor plans to float shares of its meat operations after Chinese pork prices hit a record high.
ACR’s sale to an arm of the Chinese government finally releases 3i from a troubled, decade-long investment and creates a more formidable competitor in the reinsurance market.
Japanese companies are finally willing to cut the cord and sell non-core assets to private equity firms. But supply is limited — and bidding looks likely to be ultra-competitive.
The private equity firm is looking to grow this cash-generative business via acquisitions, justifying the steep valuation it paid to fend off Vistra and Link.
The private equity firms beat strategic buyer HKBN, which had penciled in extensive synergies.